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The Station Cafe and Restaurant

Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2881
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After a long day hiking the Tongariro alpine crossing we thought we would treat ourselves to a hearty meal. With prices at the higher end and a great ambience we looked forward to it. Things went wrong right at the start with the garlic bread...More

Thank StevoKayak
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner here twice while we were staying in National Park. Both meals were delicious, cooked well and presented beautifully. Our granddaughter had the fish and chips both times and she thoroughly enjoyed them..the chips were cooked well and the fish portion was good..plenty of...More

Thank rll58
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The station was perfect for a meal after a day at the snow. Staff were attentive and thoughtful. They even rang back after we booked to see if they could arrange a special area foe any kids we might have.

1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my own this time and in need of some food while travelling. The cafe at the National Park railway station seemed a different from usual place to try so had a pie with chips and salad for $10.50, washed down with excellent coffee. Pie...More

1  Thank GrayMcGowan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend had a weeks hiking planned and phoned the station cafe to ask if they would be so kind as to store a bag for us (with the understanding that we would come and eat at the café). We were assured this...More

Thank Peatbogman533
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast and dinner at this great hidden hideaway, fabulous food and service, great coffee and kid friendly meals

2  Thank Bundymum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food average- a little bit try hard rather than original. Steak was well cooked. Service is pretty average waited ages for desserts and then told after a 30 minute wait that the cheesecake was off because “the cook had tried it and it tasted bad’.

Thank 941richardi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a superb lunch here - of Corn fritters and bacon. Great presentation, with a side salad; and topped with Sweet Chilli sauce - tantalizing! All served with a wonderful smile - and the coffee; with the marshmallows, was lovely.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Tucked away adjacent to the railway lines in National Park is the Station Café, we stopped off here on our way north. The fire was going to it was nice and cosy and the food which is made on site was truly delicious. I would...More

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Stopped in for a coffee, it was gooood , at $6.40 a cup it should be . The front of house staff could do with a little to warming up as with the unlit fire places

1  Thank Dave B
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Questions & Answers
Breen S
10 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Stationcafe | Property representative |
Absolutely, our dished are made from fresh ingredients and if we do have a sauce matched that is not suitable we can change it for you.
6 February 2015|
Response from Stationcafe | Property representative |
Hi, We are located in Tongariro National Park New Zealand, we have no ferry services here. Regards Warren
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  National Park Village
  • Phone Number: +64 7-892 2881
  • E-mail
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